University Center to Train Human Relations Leaders Established at N.y.u.
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University Center to Train Human Relations Leaders Established at N.y.u.

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A university center to train graduate students for man leadership and to act as a clinic for the study of intergroup social problems ## to be established this fall at the New York University School of Education, it was announced here today. To be known as the Center for Human Relations Studies, it is sponsored jointly by N.Y.U. and the Bureau for Intercultural Education, and was established with a grant of $44,000 from the Bureau.

At a press conference Dean Ernest O. Melby, of the School of Education, and Mr. William H. Kilpatrick, chairman of the Bureau’s board of directors, outlined a our-phase program for the center, which begins operations in September. The program will consist of leadership training for undergraduates at the school and for students seeking a doctorate or who have already achieved a doctorate degree and will be based ## research of specific problems using a diagnostic approach. In addition, consultation and field service will be maintained in areas where there are racial tensions and in conjunction with schools and educational departments of industry and labor ##sions, as well as the establishment of a public relations program designed to prepare and disseminate information and techniques for combatting prejudice.Dean Melby said that “our aim is to create a local, national and world center of research, teaching and application of known techniques in bettering human relations.”

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